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Room Mate Lord Balfour

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Why We Love It

  • Save 55% on peak-season rates
  • Newly renovated Art Deco-style hotel on Ocean Drive
  • Hip vibe & a quirky British theme
  • Close to prime waterfront restaurants & South Pointe Park
  • The stylish rooms face the palm courtyard or Ocean Drive

"#5 of 198 Miami hotels" -- TripAdvisor.com

Map & Directions

It's a 20-minute drive to Miami International Airport and 40-minute drive to Fort Lauderdale Airport.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Lord Balfour South Beach is a low-rise art deco property with an edgy look and a cheeky sense of humor. Renovated in late 2012, the property sits on Ocean Drive in the now-popular SoFi (South of Fifth) district, known for its prime restaurants and South Pointe Park. It's not right in the heart of the Miami nightlife, but top clubs like Cameo and Mansion on Washington Avenue are within a 10-minute drive.

The hotel is inspired by the early-20th century British prime minister, Lord Balfour -- a quirky character known for his narcissism and wit. A nod to that heritage is evident in the artworks (our favorite: the silver butler hands holding up mirrors built into the wall) and the tea-infused cocktails (named after landmarks such as Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London).

Historical references aside, the property's interiors are funky and modern, dotted with vanity mirrors, illuminated quotations, wall murals and ceiling-high images of tattooed women.

More of that modern décor is evident in the bedrooms, with pleasant views of either the palm courtyard or Ocean Drive. All are decorated in fresh South Beach style, with bamboo floors, leather lounge chairs and gilded tree trunks for side tables. The TVs are a whopping 40 inches in size, there is an iPad in every room and a rainfall shower in the bathrooms. The enormous signature suite comes with a separate living room -- complete with leather sofa bed -- and designer lighting.

There is an $18 nightly resort fee that includes daily continental breakfast, Wi-Fi access, beach chair and umbrella rentals.

Get to know the coastal metropolis from land, air and sea with top attractions, luxe spa days and evening dinners out on the town.

From the press:
  • "A boutique hotel with British flair" -- Miami Herald

Amenities

General

  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Shuttle service (fees apply)
  • ATM

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Public car park (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children under 12 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). One child under 12 per room is free. Cot/crib available on request, free of charge.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: There is an US$18 nightly resort fee that includes daily continental breakfast, Wi-Fi access, beach chair and umbrella rentals.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Extra adults are US$50 per night.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

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